The Department of Art Public Talks Programme Autumn 2019 welcomes artist Winnie Soon.
Winnie Soon is an artist-researcher whose works intersect media/computational art, software studies, cultural studies and code practice. Her research and practice is dedicated to the cultural implications of technologies where computational processes are increasingly manifesting our programmed experiences. Her works deal with topics around computational culture, in particular regard to automated censorship, data circulation, real-time processing/liveness, invisible infrastructure and the culture of code practice.
Winnie Soon's projects have been presented and exhibited internationally at museums, art festivals, libraries, universities and conferences, including but not limited to ZKM, RMIT Gallery, The Photographers’ Gallery, Transmediale, Electronic Literature Festival, ISEA, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, WRO Media Art Biennale, Roskilde Library, Image Galleri, Si Shang Art Museum, Pulse Art + Technology Festival, FutureEverything Art Exhibition, Ars Electronica, The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale, Hong Kong Microwave International Media Arts Festival, and among others. Her current research focuses on computational art practice, working on two books titled “Aesthetic Programming: A Handbook of Software Studies” with Geoff Cox and “Fix My Code” with Cornelia Sollfrank.
Winnie has been awarded the Top-Ranked LABS Abstracts 2017 by Leonardo and the Winner of The 2018 Aarhus University Research Foundation PhD award with the thesis titled “Executing Liveness: An examination of code inter-actions in software (art) practice”. She received the Expanded Media Award for Network Culture at Stuttgarter Filmwinter — Festival for Expanded Media, WRO 2019 Media Art Biennale Award and Public Library Prize for Electronic Literature (short-listed), Literature in Digital Transformation in 2019. Currently, she is Assistant Professor in the Department of Digital Design at Aarhus University.
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